Smurfit-Stone Agrees on Bankruptcy Schedule with Shareholders

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Creve Coeur, MO), one of the largest paper recyclers in the United States, has reached an agreement with its shareholders on a schedule for emerging from bankruptcy … Read more

Chartwell: Landfill Gates Rates Up 30% over Decade

Gate rates at municipal solid waste landfills have risen by 28% from 2001 through 2009 and are likely to reach 30% over the full decade, according to data compiled by … Read more

Healthcare Companies Launch Sustainability Initiative

Six major healthcare systems have joined together to launch the Healthier Hospitals Initiative, a program to improve the environmental and sustainability practices of the healthcare industry. The six systems—Advocate Health … Read more

Converted Organics to Purchase R.M. & S.M. Family Farm

In a move to begin building a vertically integrated organic fertilizer products company, Converted Organics Inc. (Boston, MA) has signed a letter of intent to acquire R.M. & S.M. Family … Read more

Earthsoft Implements Large EIMS For NY DEC

Environmental, health, and safety (EHS) software developer EarthSoft, Inc. (Concord, MA) disclosed that it has implemented a major environmental information management system (EIMS) for the New York Department of Environmental … Read more

ENPAR Forms Partnership to Pursue Korean Water Treatment Market

ENPAR Technologies Inc. (Guelph, Ont.) and South Korea’s JA Construction Co., Ltd. (JACON) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly market ENPAR’s water treatment systems in the Republic … Read more

EN Engineering Acquires Wheatland Systems

EN Engineering (Woodridge, IL), a portfolio company of Clearview Capital, LLC, announced that it has acquire Wheatland Systems Inc. (Lawrence, KS), a developer and integrator of automation systems for the … Read more

EBJ Business Achiever of the Week: ERM

This week we salute Environmental Resources Management (ERM; London, U.K.), winner of a 2009 bronze medal in the large C&E firm category (more than $100 million in annual revenue) for … Read more

CDM to Develop Water/Wastewater Master Plan for Jordan

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has selected CDM (Cambridge, MA) to develop a comprehensive water and waste water infrastructure master plan and design for the nation of Jordon. … Read more

URS Team Receives Extension of WIPP Management Contract

A team led by URS Corp. (San Francisco, CA) has received a two-year extension of its contract to manage the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Waste Isolation Power Plant (WIPP) … Read more